ACA Security Risks Weren't Ignored, Congress Hears

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 7:10 PM EST) -- Questions about the security of personal information in the Affordable Care Act’s federal marketplace took center stage in Congress on Thursday, as Obama administration regulators acknowledged having concerns before the website’s launch but denied being ignored by their superiors.

The hearing at the House Oversight Committee followed recent threats from Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the panel’s chairman, to open a criminal investigation into allegedly “false and misleading” testimony in which the U.S. health secretary denied being urged to delay HealthCare.gov’s Oct. 1 launch.

Administration officials say...
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